Avis And Budget Car Rental Introduce Portable WiFi Units In 12 European Countries

Avis Budget Group have announced the introduction of a new service for their customers traveling to or within Europe.

Renters are now able to add Mobile Wifi units to their car hire bookings in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

These units are roughly the size of a deck of playing cards - actually, about the size of a credit card and the thickness of an iPhone so can be comfortably carried in a pocket or handbag. The usage allowance included in the daily rental price is 1GB per day and the download speed is 21.6Mbps which facilitates video conferencing according to Avis.

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Avis Budget Group Honors Budget Jordan As Outstanding Licensee

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)-- Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR) announced that it has honored Budget Jordan as the Budget Licensee of the Year for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in recognition of its commitment to the Budget brand and to serving value-conscious travelers with outstanding products and services.

Budget Jordan is independently owned and operated by Central Trade and Auto Company (CTA) which took over the Budget franchise in Jordan in May, 2012, and in one year's time, transformed the brand into a leading car rental provider. CTA rapidly expanded the fleet and grew the Budget network to serve the rental needs of business and leisure travelers at five conveniently located facilities, including one at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman.

"CTA has raised Budget's profile in Jordan to compete alongside rental agencies that have operated in the country for more than 20 years," said Larry De Shon, president, EMEA, Avis Budget Group. "We applaud their hard work and dedication and are confident that they will continue to help us strategically accelerate growth in Jordan."

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